National Authors Day: An Ode to Black Authors

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  • Sister Souljah
  • Chinua Achebe
  • James Baldwin
  • Alice Walker
  • Terry McMillan
  • Black Authors You Need to Know
  • Maya Angelou
  • Langston Hughes
  • Teri Woods
  • Toni Morrison
  • Ralph Waldo Ellison

Alice Walker

Alice Walker’s The Color Purple is an American classic.  The critically acclaimed novel won both a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize.

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